Speeches in Parliament

Urging the Prime Minister to legislate for net zero emissions by 2050

Last week in Prime Ministers Questions, Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow urged the Government to “do more, faster and sooner, for a sustainable future.”  And this week, grasping another opportunity to ask a question in PMQ’s Ms Pow referred to the advice given by the Committee on Climate Change Commi

Environment and Climate Change Debate


It is always a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Doncaster North (Edward Miliband), with whom I share a role in my membership of the all-party parliamentary climate change group. That is very much cross-party.

Net Zero

My PMQ from last week - highlighting the important campaign for #netzero by 2050 & work led by Simon Clarke MP as well as the upcoming Bill from Alex Chalk




The Budget

Yes, it’s been budget week and I was in the Chamber to support the Chancellor, Philip Hammond,  keen to discover what announcements might benefit this area.

10 Minute Rule Bill

There is a great deal of support for policies to tackle climate change and one of the best ways to cut down on the harmful emissions which contribute to climate change is to reduce the emissions we are each releasing from our own homes, offices and workplace energy systems.